Ed Driscoll

Nuking Hurricanes

I know Jonah Goldberg dreams of the days when we lance volcanos with, as Dr. Evil would say, frickin’ lasers, people. But I didn’t realize, until Greg Hanke sent me a link to his post, that NOAA, the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, is bombarded (so to speak) every year with requests to nuke hurricanes.

Man–I like Sterling Hayden as much as the next guy, but still!

If you’re one of the folks who wish that someone would go all Strangelove on Katrina and Rita, Greg and NOAA both explain why that would be a spectacularly bad idea.